WJCL-TV

Category:
Operations
Position/Title:
Assistant Chief Engineer
Details:
Assistant Chief Engineer

WJCL has an opening for an Assistant Chief Engineer. The ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to organize, plan, manage, document and execute assignments within a demanding live broadcast environment. This person is responsible for the equipment that provides the content of our broadcast on-air program streams. Candidate will be responsible for monitoring multiple air channels, maintaining regulatory compliance, and assuring quality control of on-air product. This position involves supervisory roles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Directly manage and oversee broadcast /IT engineers, which includes Master Control operators, and other technical staff.
  • Effectively manage and motivate the department personnel to attain maximum focus to ensure smooth and efficient operations to produce the highest level of quality to the viewer.
  • Deploy and train personnel in new and existing equipment/technology/procedures including the station???s broadcast automation system, live newscast production, and digital workflows.
  • Exhibit a good working knowledge of television maintenance and IT systems, as well as FCC requirements and licensing.
  • Document and maintain engineering and operational policies and procedures.
  • Ability to adapt to multiple priorities and follow through until successful resolution.
  • Requires excellent judgment and ability to effectively handle complex issues under pressure or during emergency situations.
  • In-person attendance is required

Experience Requirements:

  • 5 years of experience in Television Broadcast Operations/Maintenance preferred.
  • Related technical experience will be considered.

Qualifications Requirements:

  • Computer literacy is mandatory.
  • Attention to detail is imperative.
  • SBE certification a plus.
  • Lifting 50 pounds, climbing ladders and other physical activity associated with equipment installation.
  • Must have a current driver???s license.
  • Ability to learn specialized software applications.

Education:

  • Related experience and/or training considered, as well as a combination of education and experience.
  • Hearst Television is a proud supporter of military veterans. Related military training and experience will be considered.

Additional Requirements:

As part of its continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees, Hearst Television requires that all newly hired employees be fully vaccinated (as defined by the CDC) against the coronavirus by the first day of employment as a condition of employment, to the extent permitted by applicable law. HTV will consider requests for reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
11/8/2022
Closing Date:
12/8/2022
City:
Savannah – 31405
State:
Georgia
Contact:
Please visit careers.htv.hearst.com to apply. EOE
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